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Author Khan, Khalid Saeed, author.
Title Systematic reviews to support evidence-based medicine : how to appraise, conduct and publish reviews / Khalid S. Khan, Javier Zamora.
Imprint Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2023.
Edition Third edition.
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Phys. Description xxiii, 214 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note Preceded by Systematic reviews to support evidence-based medicine : how to review and apply findings of healthcare research / Kalid Khan ... [et al.]. 2nd ed. 2011.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Steps of a systematic review -- Step 1: Framing questions for a review -- Step 2: Identifying relevant literature -- Step 3: Assessing the quality of the literature -- Step 4: Summarizing the evidence -- Step 5: Interpreting the findings -- Case studies -- Case study 1: Review of systematic reviews -- Case study 2: Reviewing the safety of a public health intervention -- Case study 3: Reviewing the effectiveness of therapy -- Case study 4: Reviewing the accuracy of a test -- Case study 5: Reviewing qualitative evidence to evaluate patient experience -- Case study 6: Reviewing the effects of educational interventions -- Case study 7: To use or not to use a therapy? Incorporating evidence on harmful outcomes -- Case study 8: Review of clinical practice guidelines -- Case study 9: Systematic reviews to assess a prognostic factor -- Case study 10: Publishing systematic reviews: Tips and tricks for convincing journal editors and peer reviewers.
Summary "Authoritative, clear and concise, this highly acclaimed book continues to be an essential text for all medical, surgical and allied health professionals who are seeking a quick and respected guide to systematically reviewing the literature. The third edition features a new chapter on 'Publishing systematic reviews' and numerous new case studies covering the latest developments in the field, including umbrella reviews, reviews of test accuracy, qualitative evidence and prognostic studies, and practice guidelines. The highly experienced authors, who have each contributed to numerous systematic reviews that have helped form policy and practice, ensure that this practical text, which avoids technical jargon, continues to be the reference of choice for all health professionals undertaking literature reviews, including those specializing in epidemiology and public health"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Evidence-Based Medicine.
Practice Guidelines as Topic.
Systematic Reviews as Topic.
Other Number 2022032343
Alt Author Zamora, Javier (Professor of biostatistics) author.
ISBN 9781032114675 (pbk)